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The bathroom is a room where you have to move easily. Its layout should leave nothing to chance and be studied before an installation project.

The layout of a bathroom, often less than 5m², must be thought to the centimeter, knowing that we must not forget the laundry area, toilets and the hot water tank.
Remember that a small bathtub (160 x 70) occupies more space than a large comfortable shower (80 x 140): arbitration is required.
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The minimum dimensions of a walk-in shower are 80 x 80 cm. However, 90 x 90 cm, even 100 x 120 cm, are much more comfortable.
In a real walk-in shower, the water evacuations are on the lower floor for the shower to be level with the bathroom. Otherwise, have a height difference of at least 15 cm.

## The dimensions of the main elements of a bathroom

### The dimensions to envisage for the installation of a bathtub:

A bathtub measures 170 to 180 cm in length and 70 to 80 cm in width. To freely access his bathtub, leave a space of 80 to 120 cm and place nothing less than 60 cm on the sides.

### The dimensions to be provided for the installation of a corner bath

A corner bath is usually quite imposing. In width and length it can be up to 140 cm. To enjoy the corner bath, leave a space of 80 to 120 cm between the bathtub and another piece of furniture.

### The dimensions to be provided for the installation of a shower tray

A shower tray is between 80 to 100 cm long and 80 to 90 cm wide. Leave a space of 80 cm to access the shower.

### The dimensions to provide for the installation of a vanity unit

A washbasin cabinet is 50 to 80 cm wide and 45 to 60 cm long. Leave 50 cm between the basin and another piece of furniture.

### The dimensions to be provided for the installation of a washing machine

A front-opening washing machine (capacity 5 kg (38 liters)) is generally 51 to 55 cm wide. Its length is 60 cm when closed, and 93 cm when open.

## Minimum dimensions for installing toilets (W.C.)

### Minimum dimensions for the installation of a toilet.

#### Door opening to the outside of the toilet.

It takes about 90 cm of room width and 115 to 120 cm in length to not feel opressed in his toilet.

#### Door opening to the inside of the toilet.

The piece must be at least 140 cm long and 90 cm wide.

### The dimensions to be provided for the installation of toilets with built-in washbasin

The door opening inwards must not obstruct the passage.
The piece must be at least 140 cm long and 110 cm wide.
The sink is about 50 cm.